LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "Possessive apostrophe error"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: Possessive apostrophe error
Message: A possessive apostrophe is missing.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/possessive-apostrophe/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I think it's someone elses problem.
    Correction suggestion: else's
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SPECIFIC_POSSESSIVE_APOSTROPHE [12]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-14 22:33:08 +0200)